Gunnislake, Cornwall

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Gunnislake, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Gunnislake

Historic Maps of Gunnislake and the local area.

I n 1965 my parents retired to Saltash and my father built himself a small boat. As it was moored off the end of the garden. He looked around for a dingy to get to and fro and eventually found one in Gunnislake. Guess who got the task of rowing it down to Saltash. What a journey for a towney that had hardly been in a boat before. Fortunately the dingy was small and light [fibre glass] and the weather good also ...see more

My mum Sylvia Pitts was evacuated from Bristol as a child to Gunnislake during the war. She stayed with a farming family with her school friend. All I remember from her is that she was on a farm and the eldest son was called Tom. Mum was a proper Townie and it was a big culture shock to be living in the countryside. Sadly she has now passed away so I can no longer get any more information about her stay. Sue.